12:25 am January 26, 2015 | No Comment
Protests are mounting against what some observers increasingly believe now to be systematic efforts to incapacitate the Corruption Eradication Commission — Indonesia’s last bastion of hope against systemic corruption — which seems to have been cast adrift now with only the public as its faithful ally.
6:31 pm January 25, 2015 | No Comment
Police in Jakarta rounded up more than 300 people over the weekend in their latest wave of enforcement against street crime and other activities seen as public order disturbances.
2:52 pm January 25, 2015 | No Comment
Police have arrested one person and are on the hunt for another 19 following a vigilante attack in Papua on Friday that left a suspected extortionist dead.
4:18 pm January 24, 2015 | No Comment
The National Narcotics Agency (BNN) will form a local branch in Belu district, East Nusa Tenggara on the border of Indonesia and East Timor to intervene in the flow of drugs between the two countries.
11:45 pm January 23, 2015 | No Comment
President Joko Widodo and his Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle could lose public support in the next election for not standing behind the beleaguered Corruption Eradication Commission.
10:21 pm January 23, 2015 | No Comment
Australia-Indonesia relations are at question as President Joko Widodo plans to execute more people on death row despite persistent clemency for the Australian Bali Nine prisoners Andrew Chan and Myuran Sakumaran.
4:33 pm January 23, 2015 | 3 Comments
Following the shock police decision to arrest the deputy chief of Indonesia's respected anti-graft body, President Joko Widodo on Friday urged the National Police and the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) to avoid any further friction.
1:27 pm January 23, 2015 | 2 Comments
The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) said on Friday early in the afternoon that Bambang Widjojanto, one of its deputy chiefs, would be released imminently,
6:13 pm January 22, 2015 | 8 Comments
Indonesia on Thursday rejected a plea for clemency from an Australian convicted of drug offenses and is expected to go ahead with his execution, a move bound to strain already fragile ties between the two countries.
1:56 pm January 22, 2015 | 6 Comments
A college student allegedly responsible for the deaths of four people in South Jakarta after mowing them down in his SUV has tested positive for LSD, police said.
1:34 pm January 22, 2015 | 9 Comments
The Jakarta Police on Wednesday arrested more than 800 people in an ongoing crackdown on street crime and other activities seen as disturbances of the public order.
1:58 pm January 21, 2015 | 2 Comments
The city government said on Wednesday it would question a local official who allegedly threatened his relatives with an airsoft gun during an argument.
12:44 pm January 21, 2015 | 3 Comments
More than 300 officers from the Jakarta Police on Wednesday were dispatched to secure a hearing in the case of members of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI).
1:29 am January 21, 2015 | 1 Comment
Activists have called for a draft regulation to protect NGO workers after an activist in Bangkalan, East Java was ambushed and shot in front of his home on Tuesday.
12:50 pm January 20, 2015 | 6 Comments
The Foreign Affairs Ministry stressed on Tuesday that the ambassadors of the Netherlands and Brazil were only called back for consultation -- and not withdrawn.
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